Aroma:Made from fine Sumatra-type Benzoin resin, this oil is has a balsamic-soft, vanilla-like and satisfying aroma.
Latin Name:Styrax benzoin
Country of Origin:Thailand
Cultivation Method:Harvested from Wild Growing Plants
Extraction Method:Solvent Extracted
Extracted From:Crude balsam
Consistency:Slightly viscous liquid.
Aromatherapy Properties:Aphrodisiac, warming, uplifting, revitalizing, elevating. This aroma creates a safe refuge for people recovering from a life crisis and depression.
Suggested Use:Add to a diffuser for a long-lasting, warm aroma climate. Please note that the balsams are most commonly used in the"background"of an Aromatherapy blend, and that while you may not like the aroma of this oil in its pure form, you may well like Aromaland's Bamboo Forest Blend (which contains Balsam Peru), great for diffusion and available in a whole line of products.
History:In India, this aroma is sacred to the Brahma-Shiva-Vishnu triad, and it is used to deter devils during rice-harvesting ceremonies in Malaysia. An ingredient of the traditional "Friar's Balsam", it was used to relieve lung, muscle and circulatory problems.
Specific Safety Information:No known toxicity known with the Essential Oil of Benzoin. Do not use on babies.